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Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease

Eating to Avoid Debilitating Alzheimer's Disease
"Dad is 81 now. His once-brilliant mind has been ravaged by dementia. He doesn’t know my name. He rarely says two sentences in a row that make any sense," writes Grammy-award winning singer/songwriter Amy Grant. Her father was once a respected radiation oncologist. Alzheimer's has changed not only his life, but the lives of the...
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Beat the Odds of Getting Alzheimer's

Beat the Odds of Getting Alzheimer's
By the age of 85, nearly half of all Americans have developed Alzheimer's, says Neal Barnard, MD. This progressive disease of the brain steals memories and breaks the connections to the important people in our lives. Dr. Barnard understands the devastating effect of Alzheimer's better than most. His parents and all four of his grandparents...
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Animal Fat Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Animal Fat Increases Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease
A 2013 study conducted on populations that were 65 years or older in Japan, and eight other countries including India, China and Brazil showed that,  "As animal fat and calorie consumption increased, so did obesity rates and prevalence of Alzheimer's disease." These findings were  published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. A previous study in...
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